Food Technologists research, develop and oversee the production of food items. They may also work on existing or newly discovered ingredients and technologies to invent new recipes and concepts, as well as modifying foods to create new blends and tastes.
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Career prospects & criteria
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B.Sc. /B. Tech (Food Technology / Food Science / Food Processing)
M.Sc./ M.Tech (Food Technology / Food Science / Food Processing)
What you need to get started
Develop new and improve existing food products and sets standards for producing packaging and marketing food
Knowledge of food processing or production work; laboratory work; quality assurance work; business management or marketing
Problem solving skills
Attention to detail
Proper study and information of ingredients
Knowledge of MS Office and Excel
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